Anomaly

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Anomaly

An unusual or unrepeatable event. For example, a stock index inexplicably rising 20% in a week during a bear market may constitute an anomaly.
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You don't have to deal with messy drivers and software conflicts or worry about virus protection , either.
Moreover, management agents frequently cause performance and reliability issues such as overuse of CPU resources, resulting in poor performance of production applications, software conflicts that lead to failed installations, and repeated rebooting of end points.
However, if you use this software, make sure to shut down any antivirus programs to avoid software conflicts.
For instance, a financial institution can install the software, along with its hypervisor (or virtual machine monitor) interface, at its main and backup sites and then move critical operations between the sites without hardware or software conflicts, he said.
As IT managers face increased pressure to meet the changing demands of an IT infrastructure, supporting a growing number of applications on desktops from deployment through to retirement, as well as coping with the daily deluge of software conflicts can be a daunting task.
However, without proper testing you run the risk of applying patches that could cause software conflicts or application crashes.

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